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WILLIAM A. J. GOLOMSKI

1924–2002

Elected in 1996

“For contributions in integrating customer-centered quality and engineering design.”


BY WILLIAM A.J. GOLOMSKI JR. AND WAY KUO


WILLIAM A.J. GOLOMSKI, president, W.A. Golomski and Associates, international technical and management consultants, passed away February 17, 2002, at the age of 77.

Born on October 14, 1924, in the small town of Custer, Wisconsin, Bill was the son of the late John and Margaret (Glisczinski) Golomski, who ran the local butcher shop and general store. Bill served during WWII in the Army Air Force with the 438th Troop Carrier Group. On June 19, 1960, he married Joan Hagen in a ceremony at Marquette University in Milwaukee.

Indicative of his lifelong passion for learning, Bill earned many academic degrees: a B.S. in mathematics, English, and history at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point (1948); an M.S. in mathematics and physics, Marquette University (1950); an M.S.E.M. in engineering management, Milwaukee School of Engineering (1969); an M.B.A. in accounting and finance, University of Chicago (1972); a B.A. in television and video production, Columbia College, Chicago (1987); and an M.A. in sociology, Roosevelt University (1990). His dedication to personal and professional development was reflected in his membership in a wide range of organizations, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Society for Quality (ASQ), American Statistical Association, Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), New York Academy of Sciences, Royal



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